Grand German Flag Coloring Pages

If your little one loves to learn history then they will love these grand German flag coloring pages – just download the pdf file and grab your black, red, and yellow gel pens.

These original flag of Germany coloring pages are perfect to color with your entire family, or whenever they feel like enjoying a fun activity!

Three striped simple sketch of the German flag with black, red, and yellow crayons.
The German flag is easy for young children to color.

Free Printable German Flag Coloring Pages

The German flag is a tricolor flag, with three equal horizontal stripes of black, red and gold(yellow), from top to bottom. It was first used in the late 18th century, adopted by the Weimer Republic in 1919, then became the official flag after World War II. The German flag symbolizes unity, freedom and democracy. It was also a symbol of a movement against the European Order formed after the Napoleonic Wars.

A great way to celebrate flags from all over the world is with these free printable coloring pages of the German flag. These pages are simple sketches that anyone can color. Enjoy these free flag of Germany coloring sheets for a fun activity with your 3rd grade and 4th grade classes to learn about their country flags. 

Let’s start with what you might need to enjoy this coloring sheet.

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Supplies Needed for German Flag Coloring Sheets

This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

Printable government flag of Germany with striped sections and a centered eagle symbol.
National flag of Germany-Government flag.

The Flying German Flag Coloring Page

So our first page in this set of different countries flag coloring pages features the German government flag. This flag can only be used by federal government authorities and its use by others is an offense, punishable with a fine.

This is a simple line art drawing that is easy for kids of all ages.

Image shows a Vertical three striped German flag coloring page
Vertical German flags are often displayed in town halls.

The Vertical German Flag

Next, we have the vertical German flag typically on display at town halls. There is a lot of empty, open space in the vertical stripes for young children or toddlers to use large crayons or markers to color the tricolor flag.

Download & Print Free German Flag Coloring Pages PDF Here

Things You Might Not Know About The German Flag

  • The flag in Germany is typically used only by official authorities on special occasions or by the public in sports events.
  • The Federal Shield on the Government Flag is a variant of the coat of arms of Germany.
  • There are several variations of Germany’s national flag, like many other countries.
  • The flag was officially passed in the constitution in 1949.
  • East Germany and West Germany both opted to use the traditional tricolor flag of black, red and gold (yellow).

Developmental Benefits of Coloring Pages

We may think of coloring pages as just fun, but they also have some really cool benefits for both kids and adults:

  • For kids: Fine motor skill development and hand-eye coordination develop with the action of coloring or painting coloring pages. It also helps with learning patterns, color recognition, structure of drawing and so much more!
  • For adults: Relaxation, deep breathing and low-set up creativity are enhanced with coloring pages.

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